Jonathan Bates | Off the Block associate editor
McKendree and UC San Diego have changed spots in the latest Off the Block/Springbak Division II National Coaches Poll that was released Tuesday morning. Continue reading “McKendree jumps UC San Diego in Division II National Coaches Poll”
Lindenwood won’t have to travel to for the program’s first all-time meeting against UC San Diego.
The Lions along with revealing its entire schedule for the upcoming season announced they will have a non-conference home match versus the Tritons on Feb. 17. Continue reading “Lindenwood schedules 2018 home non-conference match vs. UC San Diego”
Two individuals with connections to both club and high school volleyball in San Diego will join the UC San Diego coaching staff.
UC San Diego head coach Kevin Ring announced Tuesday that he hired Jon Girten and Jake Penolio to be his assistant coaches as the Tritons enter the inaugural season of Big West men’s volleyball. Continue reading “UC San Diego adds two assistant coaches with local high school, club ties”
Lewis started the year as the No. 1 team in the Division II coaches poll and did not move the rest of the season.
The Flyers received all but one first-place vote to be ranked atop the season’s final Off the Block/Springbak, Inc. Division II National Coaches Poll that was released Tuesday. Continue reading “Lewis finishes season at No. 1 in Division II coaches poll”
UC San Diego opposite Tanner Syftestad is ending the season with one of the top national awards in college men’s volleyball.
Off the Block announced Wednesday that a nationwide voting committee selected Syftestad as the inaugural recipient of the Flyer Award for the nation’s top NCAA Division II player. Continue reading “UCSD opposite Syftestad named Division II National Player of Year”
A nationwide voting committee selected Lewis outside attacker Ryan Coenen, Lewis opposite Mitch Perinar and UC San Diego opposite Tanner Syftestad as finalist for the inaugural Flyer Award.
The Flyer Award, which is named in honor of the NCAA Division II powerhouse Lewis University, is presented to the best player in NCAA Division II men’s volleyball during the regular season. Continue reading “Lewis, UC San Diego pin hitters named finalists for Division II Player of Year”
A dramatic upset victory has bolstered Cal Baptist in the national rankings.
The Lancers jumped two spots to No. 3 in the latest Off the Block/Springbak, Inc. Division II National Coaches Poll that was released on Tuesday. Continue reading “Cal Baptist jumps to No. 3 in new Division II coaches poll”
All-MPSF outside attacker David Wieczorek once again delivered offensively and moved No. 8/8 Pepperdine a step closer to the postseason.
Wieczorek finished with a match-high 17 kills on a .556 attack percentage and added two aces as Pepperdine swept UC San Diego 27-25, 25-20, 25-15 on Thursday in Malibu, California. Continue reading “Video: Wieczorek leads Pepperdine to critical MPSF sweep of UCSD”
There is a tie at one of the top spots in the Division II national rankings for the second consecutive week.
Cal Baptist and UC San Diego remain deadlocked for No. 2 in the newest Off the Block/Springbak, Inc. Division II National Coaches Poll that was released Tuesday. Continue reading “Cal Baptist, UCSD still deadlocked for No. 2 spot in Division II poll”